Dr. Lisa Farrington on Fox 5 DC: Murals and African American History

Lisa Farrington, PhD, Associate Dean of Fine Arts and Art Gallery Director, spoke with Fox 5 DC about murals throughout the Black community and the origin of this artistic way of communicating since slavery.

Watch here: https://www.fox5dc.com/video/896003.

Image: Charles White, Progress of the American Negro: Five Great American Negroes, 1939–40. Oil on canvas, 60 × 155 in. (152.4 × 393.7 cm). Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Fox 5 Charles White mural